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For other uses, see General (disambiguation).

General Tso is a Chinese general who appeared in the Season Sixteen episode, "Obama Wins!".


In "Obama Wins!", he helped ensure Barack Obama's re-election, with help from Eric Cartman, in return for gaining the rights to Star Wars from Disney.


General Tso wears a Chinese military uniform, consisting of a dark green jacket with ribbons and his rank, dark green pants, a light green shirt, a tie, and a dark green Chinese army hat. He has stereotypical characteristics of an Asian seen in the series such as small eyes (though they appear open while many other Asians have completely close eyes) with crow's feet due to an exaggerated epicanthic fold. He appears to be old with graying hair.



  • His name is a reference to General Tso's chicken, a popular Chinese dish in North America, which becomes a running gag.

Minor characters from Season Sixteen
Alana Thompson | Ambassador of Humans | Belarusian farmers | Bigfoot Researchers | Boy with brown hair | Boy with green shirt | Brad Paisley | Bucky Bailey | Bucky Bailey's Bully Buckers | Cash For Gold sign holders | Cee Lo Green | Cupid Cartman | Dean | Dr. Mehmet Oz | Elvis Presley | Gems Wholesale clerks | General Tso | Grandma Stotch | Hoffman and Turk attorney | India Manufacturing Inc. workers | James Cameron | Jim Rome | June Shannon | Lance Armstrong | Lorraine | Luke Covina | Maria Sanchez | Michael | Mike Thompson | Mitt Romney | Mr. Billings | Mr. Stevenson | Newt Gingrich | Nichole Daniels | Nick Jabs | Obese man ("Raising the Bar") | P.F. Pityef | Pharaoh of Egypt | Professor Lamont | Randy Newman | Rick Santorum | Roger Goodell | Ron Paul | Sir John Harington | Talking Cat | Thad ("Insecurity") | The Redbox Killers | Toilet Safety Administration

More information: List of minor characters from Season Sixteen | Season Sixteen